Cinema: Battle of Wonderland II

"This sort of competition should be encouraged rather than suppressed." With that comment, a Manhattan federal judge last week turned thumbs down on Walt Disney's effort to protect his forthcoming full-length Alice in Wonderland by staving off U.S. exhibition of Producer Lou Bunin's French-made version of Alice (TIME, July 16). Still muttering darkly of "deception," Disney announced plans for an appeal and put out pointed ads to hawk his Alice's Aug. i premiere: "There is only ONE Walt Disney! There is only ONE Walt Disney's Alicel"


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